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Master of Medicine (Advanced) (Clinical Neurophysiology)

Speciality Classification
Medical Doctors
End Date
1.5 years full time / 3 - 5 years part time
the University of Sydney


In response to COVID-19, the University of Sydney has reviewed the availability of courses to be delivered remotely for students commencing their studies in Semester 1, 2021.

This course will be available to study remotely for students commencing in Semester 1, 2021. Please note that some units of study that are not essential to completing the degree may not be available to be studied remotely.

Note: The University intends to offer as many units of study as possible in a remote as well as face-to-face learning method of delivery in Semester 1, 2021 and subject to ongoing border closures and public health orders impacting attendance on campus, in Semester 2, 2021. However, some units of study and courses require students to study in-person at the relevant University of Sydney campus/es and host locations for placements and will not be available remotely. 

About this course

This course is only available to students currently enrolled in the Master of Medicine (Clinical Neurophysiology) who meet the requirements for admission (see below).

Why study this course?

Clinical neurophysiology is a broad discipline, encompassing diagnostic services for patients presenting with neurological dysfunction, systemic diseases, and critical illnesses, through to the provision of intraoperative monitoring of the nervous system during at-risk procedures.

Who should study this course?

This program is designed for anaesthetists, neurologists, neurophysiology scientists and technologists, and trainees in these areas.

It aims to provide structured educational programs in neurophysiological monitoring to complement experiential learning in the workplace. This is the only postgraduate coursework of its kind in Australia.

Commonwealth Supported Places (CSP) are available for this course for eligible domestic students. This means that your course fees are subsidised by the Australian Government and you pay a student contribution amount (SCA). CSP places are limited in number and are allocated based on academic merit.

Course details

  • Faculty/University School: Faculty of Medicine and Health 
  • Credit points required: 60 
  • Course abbreviation: MMed(Adv)(ClinNeuroPhysiol) 
  • USyd code: MAMEDADV1CNP 
  • UAC code: N/A 
  • Study mode: Online/Intensive 
  • Study type: PGCW 
  • Location: Camperdown/Darlington 
  • Duration full time: 1.5 years 
  • Duration part time: 3 - 5 years 

Availability for international students: Not available to student visa holders. Available to eligible international students by online mode with a mandatory face-to-face/intensive study component.

What you'll study 

To qualify for the award of Master of Medicine (Advanced)(Clinical Neurophysiology) students must:

  • complete the requirements for the master degree with an average mark of at least 75% in 24 credit points of compulsory and/or stream specific units of study; and
  • complete an additional 12 credit points of project units of study.

Students will be guided through the steps required to plan and execute a substantial research project and prepare a scholarly work which may be a paper for publication.

Admission criteria

Admission to the Master of Medicine (Advanced) (Clinical Neurophysiology) requires:

  • completion of the requirements for the Master of Medicine (Clinical Neurophysiology)
  • an average mark of at least 75% in 24 credit points of compulsory and/or stream units of study; and
  • any other requirements as stated by the Faculty at the time of application.

The academic requirements that are displayed are applicable to currently available courses only, and are updated annually and may be changed without notice.

Master of Medicine (Advanced) (Clinical Neurophysiology)
Speciality Classification
Provider Type
1.5 years full time / 3 - 5 years part time
End Date
CPD Points
Credit points required: 60
Price Details
Tuition Fee for Domestic Students (Year 1): $31,500 (indicative only)
Tuition Fee for Domestic Students (Year 1): $31,500 (indicative only)
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